The Movie Gang Podcast
Us (2019)

Us (2019)

March 26, 2019
Main Review: Us (2019)

Accompanied by her husband, son and daughter, Adelaide Wilson returns to the beachfront home where she grew up as a child. Haunted by a traumatic experience from the past, Adelaide grows increasingly concerned that something bad is going to happen. Her worst fears soon become a reality when four masked strangers descend upon the house, forcing the Wilsons into a fight for survival. When the masks come off, the family is horrified to learn that each attacker takes the appearance of one of them.

Scores -  Jack - 8.5, Peter - 9

Overview- 9/10

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Titanic (1997) (Yeah we are serious)

Titanic (1997) (Yeah we are serious)

March 23, 2019
Main Review: Titanic (1997)

James Cameron's "Titanic" is an epic, action-packed romance set against the ill-fated maiden voyage of the R.M.S. Titanic; the pride and joy of the White Star Line and, at the time, the largest moving object ever built. She was the most luxurious liner of her era -- the "ship of dreams" -- which ultimately carried over 1,500 people to their death in the ice cold waters of the North Atlantic in the early hours of April 15, 1912.

Scores -  Jack - 6.5, Trevor - 5

Overview- 6/10

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Captain Marvel (2019)

Captain Marvel (2019)

March 14, 2019
Main Review: Captain Marvel (2019)

Captain Marvel is an extraterrestrial Kree warrior who finds herself caught in the middle of an intergalactic battle between her people and the Skrulls. Living on Earth in 1995, she keeps having recurring memories of another life as U.S. Air Force pilot Carol Danvers. With help from Nick Fury, Captain Marvel tries to uncover the secrets of her past while harnessing her special superpowers to end the war with the evil Skrulls.

Scores - Ben- 8, Jack - 7, Peter - 7.5,  Trevor - 7

Overview- 7.5/10

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How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World (2019)

How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World (2019)

March 4, 2019
Main Review: How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World (2019)

From DreamWorks Animation comes a surprising tale about growing up, finding the courage to face the unknown…and how nothing can ever train you to let go. What began as an unlikely friendship between an adolescent Viking and a fearsome Night Fury dragon has become an epic adventure spanning their lives. Welcome to the most astonishing chapter of one of the most beloved animated franchises in film history: How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World. Now chief and ruler of Berk alongside Astrid, Hiccup has created a gloriously chaotic dragon utopia. When the sudden appearance of female Light Fury coincides with the darkest threat their village has ever faced, Hiccup and Toothless must leave the only home they’ve known and journey to a hidden world thought only to exist in myth. As their true destines are revealed, dragon and rider will fight together—to the very ends of the Earth—to protect everything they’ve grown to treasure. For How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World, series director Dean DeBlois returns alongside the all-star cast. The film is produced by Brad Lewis (Ratatouille, ANTZ) and Bonnie Arnold (Toy Story, How to Train Your Dragon,How to Train Your Dragon 2).

Scores - Ben- 7, Jack - 8,

Overview- 7.5/10

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91st Academy Awards (2019 Oscars)

91st Academy Awards (2019 Oscars)

February 27, 2019

This week the gang gets dressed up to drink in front of the TV as they head to the Oscars. What fresh scandals await our heroes as they argue over what was the best movie of 2018. What did the academy like and what did they get boneheadedly wrong, find out this week on The Movie Gang Podcast.  

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Alita: Battle Angel (2019)

Alita: Battle Angel (2019)

February 22, 2019
Main Review: Alita: Battle Angel (2019)

Set several centuries in the future, the abandoned Alita is found in the scrapyard of Iron City by Ido, a compassionate cyber-doctor who takes the unconscious cyborg Alita to his clinic. When Alita awakens, she has no memory of who she is, nor does she have any recognition of the world she finds herself in. As Alita learns to navigate her new life and the treacherous streets of Iron City, Ido tries to shield her from her mysterious past.

Directed by: Robert Rodriguez

Written by:  James CameronLaeta Kalogridis 

Cinematography: Bill Pope

Scores - Ben- 7, Jack - 8.5, Peter - 7

Overview- 7.5/10

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The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part (2019)

The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part (2019)

February 14, 2019
Main Review: The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part (2019)

The citizens of Bricksburg face a dangerous new threat when LEGO DUPLO invaders from outer space start to wreck everything in their path. The battle to defeat the enemy and restore harmony to the LEGO universe takes Emmet, Lucy, Batman and the rest of their friends to faraway, unexplored worlds that test their courage and creativity.

Directed by: Mike Mitchell

Written by: Chris MillerPhil Lord

Scores - Trevor - 6.5, Jack - 7, Peter - 6.5

Overview- 6.5/10

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Roma (2018)

Roma (2018)

January 31, 2019
Main Review: Roma (2018)

From Academy Award winner Alfonso Cuarón, director of "Gravity" & "Children of Men." Written and directed by Alfonso Cuarón. A year in the life of a middle-class family's maid in Mexico City in the early 1970s.

Directed by: Alfonso Cuarón

Written by: Alfonso Cuarón

Cinematographer:  Alfonso Cuarón

Scores - Jena- 7, Trevor - 7.5, Jack - 8.5, Ben - 8

Overview- 8/10

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Glass (2019)

Glass (2019)

January 24, 2019
Main Review: Glass (2019)

M. Night Shyamalan brings together the narratives of two of his standout originals—2000’s Unbreakable, from Touchstone, and 2016’s Split, from Universal—in one explosive, all-new comic-book thriller: Glass. From Unbreakable, Bruce Willis returns as David Dunn as does Samuel L. Jackson as Elijah Price, known also by his pseudonym Mr. Glass. Joining from Split are James McAvoy, reprising his role as Kevin Wendell Crumb and the multiple identities who reside within, and Anya Taylor-Joy as Casey Cooke, the only captive to survive an encounter with The Beast. Following the conclusion of Split, Glass finds Dunn pursuing Crumb’s superhuman figure of The Beast in a series of escalating encounters, while the shadowy presence of Price emerges as an orchestrator who holds secrets critical to both men.

Directed by: M. Night Shyamalan

Written by: M. Night Shyamalan

Cinematographer:  Mike Gioulakis

Scores  Jack- 5, Ben - 6.5

Overview- 6/10

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Black Mirror: Bandersnatch (2018)

Black Mirror: Bandersnatch (2018)

January 10, 2019
Main Review: Black Mirror: Bandersnatch (2018)

Told in an interactive choice based style, in 1984, a young programmer begins to question reality as he works to adapt a choose your own adventure fantasy novel of a murderous writer into a video game.

Directed by: David Slade

Written by: Charlie Brooker

Cinematographer:  Aaron Morton, Jake Polonsky

Scores - Sarah - 6, Trevor - 4, Peter - 6, Ben - 6

Overview- 6/10

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